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Funding Resources

Search the┬átable to find funding opportunities that best match your organization’s needs to support your projects and programs.



Grant ProgramFunderTypeDeadlineAmount
The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change ProgramBen and Jerry's FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed Health; Food SecurityMarch 21; September 15$20,000
Patagonia GrantsPatagoniaEnvironment & Watershed HealthApril 30; August 31$12,000
Civil Justice Foundation GrantsCivil Justice FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Social/Environmental Justice$1,500-$20,000
Common Counsel Foundation GrantCommon Counsel FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Social/Environmental JusticeFebruary - November$500-$1,000
RESIST Social Change GrantsRESISTCommunity Engagement & Capacity<$4,000
The GEF Small Grants ProgramThe Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants ProgrammeCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed Health$25,000-$50,000
The Sunderland Foundation GrantThe Sunderland FoundationLeadership & Organizational Development; Community Engagement & Capacity$15,000-$150,000
Norcross Wildlife Foundation GrantNorcross Wildlife FoundationLeadership & Organizational DevelopmentQuarterly<$10,000
Western Mining Action Network Mini Grant ProgramWestern Mining Action NetworkEnvironment & Watershed Health; Social/Environmental JusticeFebruary 1st, June 1st, October 1st<$3,000
Fund for Wild Nature GrantEnvironment & Watershed HealthFebruary 1st, May 1st, September 1st $1,000-$3,000
Home Depot Foundation GrantCommunity Engagement & CapacityFebruary 6th, August 13th<$5,000
The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation GrantsEnvironment & Watershed HealthVariesVaries
The North Face Explore Fund GrantCommunity Engagement & CapacityMarch 1st<$2,500
The Fish American Foundation GrantEnvironment & Watershed HealthVariesVaries
North American Native Fishes Association Education and Research Grants Environment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & CapacityMarch 31st<$1,000
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants ProgramEnvironment & Watershed HealthMarch 7th and August 27th<$75,000 for small
Coastal Services Center Cooperative AgreementsEnvironment & Watershed HealthVaries, usually summer annually$40,000-$3.5 million
Coastal Zone Management Administration Awards Environment & Watershed HealthJuly and October annually$900,000-$2.7 million
Community Based Marine Debris Removal Project Grants (NOAA)Environment & Watershed HealthNovember 12$15,000 to $150,000
Multiple Funding Opportunities for AKNOAAEnvironment & Watershed Health$25,000 to $500,000
Schmidt Family FoundationShmidt Family FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Food Security
Surdna Foundation: Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving CulturesSurdna FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & Capacity; Economic Development
AAUW - American Association of University WomenAAUWCommunity Engagement & Capacity$2000-7000
US Fish & Wildlife ServiceUS Fish and Wildlife ServiceEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & CapacityVariesSee website
National Forest Foundation Community Capacity and Land Stewardship ProgramNational Forest FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & Capacity; Economic DevelopmentMarch/Aprilup to $24,000
Bikes Belong: Community Partnership Bike Trail and Advocacy GrantsPeople for BikesCommunity Engagement & Capacity$2,000-$10,000
Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Mitigation Infrastructure Grant ProgramState of Alaska Division of Community and Regional AffairsEnvironment & Watershed HealthJanuary
National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)National Science FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed HealthVaries (see website)Varies (see website)
Alaska Coastal ProgramUS Fish and Wildlife ServiceEnvironment & Watershed HealthYear RoundVaries
Energy for Sustainability GrantNational Science FoundationSustainable EnergyFebruary 20$100,000
Alaska Community Forest GrantsAlaska DNR: Community Forestry ProgramCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed HealthYear roundContact for more information
Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance ProgramNational Park ServiceCommunity Engagement & CapacityAugust 1stSee Website
NC State University List of Funding for Community GardensVariousCommunity Capacity & Engagement; Food SecurityVariesVaries - See list of funding opportunities on site
Funding Types

Leadership & Organizational Development: Funds for professional development, capacity building for organizations, tools & infrastructure, etc.

Community Engagement & Capacity: Funds for community capacity building, youth and environmental education projects, community recreation, community resources, etc.

Social/Environmental Justice: Funds for projects addressing social and environmental justice issues, historically underserved populations, etc.

Environment & Watershed Health: Funds for projects supporting fish habitat, restoration, natural resource management, etc.

Food Security: Funds for community/school gardens, development of community food systems, etc.

Sustainable Energy: Funds to support the development and research of sustainable energy alternatives

Economic Development: Funds to support sustainable economic development initiatives